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March 30, 2020
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A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link

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A school in Norway has stopped using popular video conferencing service Whereby after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegia....

March 30, 2020
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This Week in Apps: Apple launches a COVID-19 app, the outbreak’s impact on social and video apps and more

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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry s....

March 28, 2020
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Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian on how to survive these crazy days (and what to learn from them)

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Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian founded Initialized Capital roughly nine years ago and they’ve closed four funds since, including most recently in late 2018. That $225 million ....

March 26, 2020
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Facebook and Disney to downgrade streaming quality in Europe due to COVID-19

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Facebook is temporarily downgrading the quality of video streaming in Europe on its social platforms Facebook and Instagram in response to a call for action from the European Com....

March 25, 2020
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Coordinated response required to optimize telehealth during COVID-19 pandemic

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Eric Perakslis Contributor Share on Twitter Eric Perakslis, PhD is a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University, Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harv....

March 24, 2020
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Amazon Prime Video is streaming kids movies and TV for free, no Prime membership required

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Amazon is making a selection of family-friendly and kids programming available for free streaming on Prime Video, as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis which has people trapped....

March 24, 2020
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Oprah Winfrey’s new Apple TV+ show, ‘Oprah Talks COVID-19,’ arrives for free streaming

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Over the weekend, Apple introduced the first two episodes of its new Apple TV+ show, “Oprah Talks COVID-19,” for free viewing. In the first episode, Oprah Winfrey inter....

March 18, 2020
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Beware of “ZoomBombing”: screensharing filth to video calls

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The world is vulnerable to a new type of trolling as people turn to Zoom video calls to feel connected amidst quarantines. Jerks are using Zoom’s screensharing feature to bl....

March 14, 2020
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Coronavirus could force ISPs to abandon data caps forever

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Pressure from the global pandemic has broadband companies loosening the arbitrary restrictions on the connections users pay for — and this may be the beginning of the end for....

March 12, 2020
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Y Combinator moves its online Demo Day forward one week

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Just days ago, Y Combinator announced that its upcoming Demo Day event would be moving online due to “growing concern over COVID-19.” The event, previously planned to ....